Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Cease Trade Orders

Jun 4, 2008


    VANCOUVER, June 4 /CNW/ -

    BULLETIN TYPE: Cease Trade Order
    BULLETIN DATE: June 4, 2008
    TSX Venture Companies

    A Cease Trade Order has been issued by the Alberta Securities Commission
on June 4, 2008, against the following Companies for failing to file the
document indicated within the required time period:Period
                                                                      Ending
    Symbol   Tier   Company                  Failure to File          (Y/M/D)

    ("EQT")     2   Equitech Corporation     Interim unaudited       08/03/31
                                              financial statements

    ("FWF.P")   2   First Western Financial  Interim unaudited       08/03/31
                     Ventures Inc.            financial statements

    ("MCP.P")   2   Marco Polo               Interim unaudited
                     Investments Ltd.         financial statements   08/03/31

    ("MMK")     2   Maskal Energy Ltd.       Interim unaudited       08/03/31
                                              financial statementsUpon revocation of the Cease Trade Order, the Company's shares will
remain suspended until the Company meets TSX Venture Exchange requirements.
Members are prohibited from trading in the securities of the companies during
the period of the suspension or until further notice.




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